Subtraction Strategies

Posted on September 22, 2014. Filed under: Mathematical Proficiency | Tags: , , , , , |


Great ideas for teaching subtraction strategies in 2nd and 3rd grade.  The actual structure is good for all grades.  Notice how she frames the problems on the board, this is a great way to jumpstart mathematical conversations about strategies.

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Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Posted on March 28, 2014. Filed under: Digital Learners | Tags: , , , , |


MathFlix is a video resource library to illustrate how to do math.  Check it out! I would send this home as one of the links for parents/guardians to visit to help their students with math!

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Dr. Nicki

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Posted on January 25, 2013. Filed under: Common Core, Digital Learners | Tags: , , , , |


Here are some powerpoints and videos on alternative algorithms.

 

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Dr. Nicki

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More Math Strategy Resources

Posted on January 24, 2013. Filed under: Common Core, Mathematical Proficiency | Tags: , , , , |


Here are two great math strategy posters!

 

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Dr. Nicki

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More on Double Numberlines and Fractions

Posted on January 15, 2013. Filed under: Common Core, Guided math, Math Centers | Tags: , , , , , , , |


Here are some examples of modeling subtraction of fractions with double numberlines.  Remember that with any model, teach it in the whole group, practice it in small guided math groups and math workstations.

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Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Another Great Resource of Ideas about Teaching Multiplication and Division

Posted on January 11, 2013. Filed under: Assessment, Common Core, Math Progressions, Mathematical Proficiency | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |


 

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Dr. Nicki

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Understanding Equality!

Posted on January 9, 2013. Filed under: Common Core, Graphic Organizers | Tags: , , , , , |


 

Great Graphic Organizers for this concept!

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Dr. Nicki

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Russian Peasant Method of Doubling and Halving

Posted on December 28, 2012. Filed under: Common Core | Tags: , , , , , |


Here is another strategy for multiplying double digit numbers .It is a method that you would teach at the abstract level. It uses the strategy of Doubling/Halving. It is often called the Russian Peasant Method. Here are some video examples.

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Dr. Nicki

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Multiplicative Comparison Problems

Posted on December 27, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Common Core, Graphic Organizers, Math is a Language | Tags: , , , , , , , |


Multiplicative Comparison type problems are explored in 4th and 5th grade.    Here are some great resources explaining these problem types.  There are several different types within the multiplicative comparison genre.  Remember that the research says that it is important for students to understand the type of problem they are solving rather than “key words.”

Resource 1 (Be sure to look at all the related resources at the bottom of the page)

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Resource 3

Resource 4

Resource 5 – Math Video

Resource 6 – Math Video

Resource 7 – Math Video

Multiplicative Comparison Video!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Overview of Progression in Division

Posted on December 21, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Common Core, During the Guided Math Lesson, Elementary math | Tags: , , , , , |


I love this concept of a Passport to Division 1! Other resources to help on the journey through the land of division!

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Resource 3 (I like the way they break the concepts down)

Resource 4

 

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Dr. Nicki

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